• Real Food Girl Unmodified Guest Posts for Mommypotamus- Risotto alla Milanese with Herbs
    Grains, Rice, Pasta

    Risotto alla Milanese with Herbs at Mommypotamus

    I’m so excited I can hardly stand it!! I’m waving my hands, and bouncing in my chair and I may have even clapped for joy and squealed a little.  I’m not sure. I just know I’m excited.  Today I’m sharing my Risotto alla Milanese with Herbs recipe over at Mommypotamus. If you haven’t heard of her, Heather is the phenom behind Mommypotamus and she blogs about Real Food, parenting, vaccines, DIY and a whole host of other topics that I know you’ll find interesting. She even has tasty recipes.  Heather reached out asking her fellow blogging community for some guest posts and I thought “Why not?!”  So I sent her this recipe with…

  • Rich and Creamy Garlic-Parmesan Linguine by Real Food Girl. Must Try This Tonight! Pin & Share!
    60 Minutes or Less,  Grains, Rice, Pasta

    Creamy Parmesan Garlic Linguine

    Pasta. We love our pasta here Casa de Stud Muffin y Real Food Girl.  I’m sure it has everything to do with the fact that The Stud Muffin is Italian.  He’s also someone who does well on carbs.  Me, not so much, so I load up with fat and protein in this dish with copious amounts of aged Parmesan and organic cream.  Typically, I’ll make this pasta as a side dish with a Ribeye steak or some grilled shrimp.  Holy sadness, Batman!! I just realized I don’t have a grilled shrimp recipe or a steak recipe on this blog.  Geesh-and I call myself a Chef. I’d better get on that before they take…

  • Let's talk herbs!!

    Let’s Talk About Herbs!

    It’s the only thing I can grow in my garden that I don’t kill.  What is it? It’s herbs.  And not “those” herbs, but herbs like thyme, basil, oregano, mint, tarragon, chives, bay leaves- and the list goes on.  I love fresh herbs and there is something to be said about growing your own.  It makes me feel super-chefy! This post is all about my tips on storing, washing, growing, freezing and using herbs.  There’s a lot of ground to cover, so I’ll get right to it!   HERBY TIP #1:   How to refresh sad, wilted looking herbs: If your bunch of parsley, cilantro, or mint is looking a little weary, there’s an…